Steals Per Game Career Leaders and Records

Leaders are based on stats from the 1985-86 through 2018-19 seasons.
Not all leaderboards are available for seasons prior to 1992-93.

Statistical coverage for seasons prior to 1992-93 is mostly complete, however there are a small number of unknown player records.

Since 1985-86

  • Minimum 225 STL
Since 1985-86 Table
Rank Player STL/G From To Last School
1Desmond Cambridge 3.93 2000 2002 Alabama A&M
2Mookie Blaylock 3.80 1988 1989 Oklahoma
3Tra-Deon Hollins 3.67 2016 2017 Omaha
4Ronn McMahon 3.52 1988 1990 Eastern Washington
5Eric Murdock 3.21 1988 1991 Providence
6Van Usher 3.18 1990 1992 Tennessee Tech
7John Linehan 3.16 1998 2002 Providence
8Pepe Sanchez 3.15 1997 2000 Temple
9Gerald Walker 3.10 1993 1996 San Francisco
10Obie Trotter 3.04 2003 2006 Alabama A&M
11Bonzi Wells 2.99 1995 1998 Ball State
12Michael Anderson 2.95 1986 1988 Drexel
13Tim Winn 2.95 1997 2000 St. Bonaventure
14Briante Weber 2.94 2012 2015 Virginia Commonwealth
15Haywoode Workman 2.94 1987 1989 Oral Roberts
16Marques Green 2.90 2001 2004 St. Bonaventure
17Morris Scott 2.90 1998 2001 Florida A&M
18Kenny Robertson 2.87 1987 1990 Cleveland State
19Jason Rowe 2.86 1997 2000 Loyola (MD)
20Darnell Mee 2.85 1991 1993 Western Kentucky
21Jay Threatt 2.84 2008 2012 Delaware State
22Pat Baldwin 2.83 1991 1994 Northwestern
23Johnny Rhodes 2.82 1993 1996 Maryland
24Clarence Ceasar 2.77 1992 1995 Louisiana State
25Drafton Davis 2.77 1986 1988 Marist
 Louis Ford 2.77 2003 2006 Howard
27Jarion Childs 2.73 1997 2000 American
28Pointer Williams 2.73 1992 1996 McNeese State
29Kevin Braswell 2.73 1999 2002 Georgetown
30Shawnta Rogers 2.72 1996 1999 George Washington
31Alex Robertson 2.72 1991 1994 Dayton
32Devin Gibson 2.71 2008 2011 Texas-San Antonio
33Greedy Daniels 2.71 1998 2001 Texas Christian
34Cookie Belcher 2.69 1997 2001 Nebraska
35Chuck Evans 2.69 1990 1993 Mississippi State
36Frank Smith 2.69 1986 1988 Old Dominion
37Gary Payton 2.67 1987 1990 Oregon State
38Devan Downey 2.67 2006 2010 South Carolina
39D\'Wayne Tanner 2.67 1987 1990 Rice
40Travis Holmes 2.66 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
41Ibrahim Jaaber 2.66 2004 2007 Pennsylvania
42Laquincy Rideau 2.65 2016 2019 South Florida
43Marcus Walton 2.65 1992 1995 Alcorn State
44Chris Corchiani 2.65 1988 1991 North Carolina State
45Keith Jennings 2.63 1988 1991 East Tennessee State
46Charlie Ward 2.62 1991 1994 Florida State
47Chris Garner 2.61 1994 1997 Memphis
48Tim Smith 2.61 2003 2006 East Tennessee State
49Scott Burrell 2.60 1990 1993 Connecticut
50Brevin Knight 2.59 1994 1997 Stanford
51Mario Chalmers 2.57 2006 2008 Kansas
52Ben Larson 2.56 1996 1999 Cal Poly
53Chavis Holmes 2.55 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
54Dominick Young 2.55 1995 1997 Fresno State
55Gary Grant 2.53 1986 1988 Michigan
56Jason Hart 2.49 1997 2000 Syracuse
57Jamon Gordon 2.48 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
58Shandue McNeill 2.46 1994 1997 St. Bonaventure
59Tevin Hammond 2.46 2013 2015 Arkansas-Pine Bluff
60DaShawn Freeman 2.46 2003 2006 Sacramento State
61Dewayne Powell 2.46 1993 1996 Tennessee-Martin
62Matisse Thybulle 2.45 2016 2019 Washington
63Paul Gause 2.44 2006 2009 Seton Hall
64Orlando Smart 2.43 1991 1994 San Francisco
65Chuck Eidson 2.43 2000 2003 South Carolina
66Chakowby Hicks 2.42 2002 2005 Norfolk State
67Speedy Claxton 2.42 1997 2000 Hofstra
68Terry Giles 2.42 1987 1990 Florida A&M
69Elliot Perry 2.41 1988 1991 Memphis
70Pierria Henry 2.41 2012 2015 Charlotte
71Jason Bell 2.40 1995 1999 Virginia Military Institute
72Rick Mickens 2.40 1997 2000 Central Connecticut State
73Kevin Hamilton 2.39 2003 2006 Holy Cross
74Greg Anthony 2.38 1987 1991 Nevada-Las Vegas
75D.J. Thompson 2.38 2004 2007 Appalachian State
76Kenny Battle 2.38 1986 1989 Illinois
77Juan Dixon 2.36 1999 2002 Maryland
78John Giraldo 2.35 1993 1996 Monmouth
79Brandin Knight 2.35 2000 2003 Pittsburgh
80Shamorie Ponds 2.34 2017 2019 St. John's (NY)
81Duke Mondy 2.34 2010 2014 Oakland
82Rap Curry 2.34 1991 1994 Saint Joseph's
83Keith Triplett 2.34 2002 2005 Toledo
84Corey Walden 2.34 2011 2015 Eastern Kentucky
85T.J. McConnell 2.33 2011 2015 Arizona
86David Edwards 2.33 1990 1994 Texas A&M
87Fuquan Edwin 2.32 2011 2014 Seton Hall
88Mardy Collins 2.32 2003 2006 Temple
89Randy Brown 2.32 1987 1991 New Mexico State
90Jerry McCullough 2.32 1992 1996 Pittsburgh
91Sean Dent 2.31 1986 1988 Wyoming
92Tony Lee 2.31 2005 2008 Robert Morris
93James Banks 2.31 1997 2000 Nicholls State
94Ian Boylan 2.31 2002 2005 Cal State Northridge
 Joseph Chartouny 2.31 2016 2019 Marquette
96Andrew Gellert 2.30 1999 2002 Harvard
97Carl Elliott 2.30 2004 2007 George Washington
98Darius Burton 2.30 1994 1997 Hofstra
99Jevon Carter 2.29 2015 2018 West Virginia
100Donnie Boyce 2.29 1992 1995 Colorado
101D.J. Cooper 2.29 2010 2013 Ohio
102Garrett Richardson 2.29 2001 2004 Tennessee State
103Will Cherry 2.28 2010 2013 Montana
104Dave Masciale 2.28 1994 1997 Long Island University
105Eric Coley 2.28 1997 2000 Tulsa
106Ryan Sears 2.28 1998 2001 Creighton
107Vonteego Cummings 2.28 1996 1999 Pittsburgh
108Aaron Craft 2.28 2011 2014 Ohio State
109Devin Boyd 2.28 1989 1993 Towson
110Cedric Jackson 2.27 2005 2009 Cleveland State
111Kerry Kittles 2.27 1993 1996 Villanova
112Jimmal Ball 2.26 1997 2000 Akron
113Doug Overton 2.25 1988 1991 La Salle
114Keydren Clark 2.25 2003 2006 Saint Peter's
115Brigham Waginger 2.24 2007 2010 Western Carolina
116Eddie Basden 2.24 2002 2005 Charlotte
117Jalan West 2.23 2013 2018 Northwestern State
118Mark Macon 2.23 1988 1991 Temple
119Troy Bell 2.23 2000 2003 Boston College
120Jerel McNeal 2.21 2006 2009 Marquette
121David Vanterpool 2.21 1992 1995 St. Bonaventure
122Tyronn Mitchell 2.20 2003 2006 Northwestern State
123Kevin Soares 2.20 1989 1992 Nevada
124Zakee Wadood 2.20 2001 2004 East Tennessee State
125Sonny Troutman 2.19 2004 2007 Ohio
126Anthony Hickey 2.19 2012 2015 Oklahoma State
127Damian Saunders 2.18 2008 2011 Duquesne
128Brooks Thompson 2.18 1990 1994 Oklahoma State
129Brent Price 2.18 1988 1992 Oklahoma
130Jay Williams 2.18 2000 2002 Duke
131Edward O'Neil 2.17 2001 2004 Charleston Southern
132Duane Clemens 2.17 1997 2000 Ball State
133Lindsey Hunter 2.16 1989 1993 Jackson State
134Shernard Long 2.16 1997 2001 Georgia State
135Lloyd Williams 2.15 1997 2000 Texas-San Antonio
136Ricky Minard 2.15 2001 2004 Morehead State
 Kevin Morris 2.15 1997 2001 Georgia State
138Mike Kelley 2.15 1998 2001 Wisconsin
139Jeremy Chappell 2.15 2006 2009 Robert Morris
140Torey Thomas 2.14 2004 2007 Holy Cross
141Bryan Hopkins 2.14 2003 2006 Southern Methodist
 Larry Simmons 2.14 1987 1990 Maryland-Baltimore County
143Stevin Smith 2.14 1991 1994 Arizona State
144Warren Anderson 2.14 1994 1997 Wagner
 Lalo Rios 2.14 1996 1999 Texas-Rio Grande Valley
146E.J. Gordon 2.14 2003 2006 Stetson
147David Holston 2.13 2006 2009 Chicago State
148Todd Day 2.13 1989 1992 Arkansas
 Vernon Hamilton 2.13 2004 2007 Clemson
150Markus Carr 2.12 1999 2002 Cal State Northridge
151Brad Childress 2.11 1987 1990 Campbell
152Tim Hardaway 2.11 1986 1989 Texas-El Paso
153Darrion Applewhite 2.11 1986 1990 Texas Southern
154Malcolm Armstead 2.11 2010 2013 Wichita State
155Sundiata Gaines 2.11 2005 2008 Georgia
156Nate Green 2.11 1997 2000 Indiana State
157Gene Nabors 2.10 1996 2000 Robert Morris
 Damian Owens 2.10 1995 1998 West Virginia
159Lester Lyons 2.10 1991 1994 East Carolina
160Marty Higgins 2.09 1989 1992 Maine
161Mouse McFadden 2.09 1986 1989 Cleveland State
162Lee Mayberry 2.09 1989 1992 Arkansas
163Tyson Patterson 2.09 1997 2000 Appalachian State
164Tyrone Lewis 2.08 2007 2010 Niagara
165Chris Duhon 2.08 2001 2004 Duke
 Charles Jones 2.08 1994 1998 Long Island University
167Bryan Mullins 2.08 2006 2009 Southern Illinois
168Eddie House 2.08 1997 2000 Arizona State
169Steve Rogers 2.08 1988 1992 Alabama State
170Robert Dowdell 2.08 1988 1991 Coastal Carolina
171Carlton Screen 2.07 1987 1990 Providence
172Moe Segar 2.07 1994 1997 Saint Peter's
173Tory Cavalieri 2.07 2001 2005 St. Francis (NY)
174Josh Reaves 2.07 2016 2019 Penn State
175Frank Walker 2.06 1986 1990 Hofstra
176Eric Roberson 2.06 1997 2000 Bradley
177Ahmad Thomas 2.06 2015 2018 North Carolina-Asheville
178Terrence Rencher 2.06 1992 1995 Texas
179C.J. McCollum 2.05 2010 2013 Lehigh
180Chris Kramer 2.05 2007 2010 Purdue
181Phillip Allen 2.05 1992 1995 North Carolina A&T
182John Konchar 2.05 2016 2019 Purdue-Fort Wayne
183Jason Harris 2.04 1998 2001 Fordham
184Rodney Peel 2.04 1988 1992 Appalachian State
185Rick Brunson 2.04 1992 1995 Temple
186David Hawkins 2.04 2001 2004 Temple
187Casey Arena 2.04 1993 1996 Maine
 Mike Mitchell 2.04 1986 1990 Colorado State
189Ricky Hickman 2.03 2004 2007 North Carolina-Greensboro
190Jave Meade 2.03 2001 2004 Holy Cross
191Keir Rogers 2.03 1988 1992 Loyola (IL)
192Tony Dobbins 2.02 2000 2004 Richmond
193Jeremy Goode 2.02 2007 2010 Mount St. Mary's
 Erick Strickland 2.02 1993 1996 Nebraska
195Laron Profit 2.02 1996 1999 Maryland
196Alex Caruso 2.01 2013 2016 Texas A&M
197Chris Gaynor 2.01 2005 2008 Winthrop
198Jameer Nelson 2.00 2001 2004 Saint Joseph's
 Kendrick Perry 2.00 2011 2014 Youngstown State
200Tywain McKee 1.99 2006 2009 Coppin State
 Jean Prioleau 1.99 1989 1992 Fordham
202Brett Blizzard 1.99 2000 2003 North Carolina-Wilmington
203Kris Clack 1.99 1996 1999 Texas
204Shaheen Holloway 1.99 1997 2000 Seton Hall
205Jelani Hewitt 1.98 2011 2015 Georgia Southern
206Lenny Brown 1.98 1996 1999 Xavier
 Kim Lewis 1.98 1991 1995 Tulane
208Lorenzo Neely 1.98 1988 1991 Eastern Michigan
209Chavaughn Lewis 1.98 2012 2015 Marist
210Zabian Dowdell 1.98 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
211Anthony Grundy 1.98 1999 2002 North Carolina State
212Jordan Fouse 1.97 2013 2016 Green Bay
213Christopher Anderson 1.97 2012 2015 San Diego
214Jonathan Amos 1.97 2006 2009 Toledo
215Marcus Brown 1.97 1993 1996 Murray State
216Courtney Eldridge 1.97 1999 2002 North Carolina-Greensboro
217Ehab Amin 1.96 2015 2019 Oregon
218Byron Eaton 1.96 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
219Trevor Releford 1.96 2011 2014 Alabama
220Brian Cardinal 1.96 1997 2000 Purdue
221Kenny Williams 1.96 1991 1994 Illinois-Chicago
222Sidney Goodman 1.96 1992 1995 Coppin State
223Jeremy Lin 1.96 2007 2010 Harvard
224Bernard Thompson 1.96 2012 2015 Florida Gulf Coast
225Darren Brooks 1.95 2002 2005 Southern Illinois
226Bo McCalebb 1.95 2004 2008 New Orleans
227Ceola Clark 1.95 2009 2013 Western Illinois
228Daniel Mullings 1.95 2012 2015 New Mexico State
229Desmar Jackson 1.94 2010 2014 Southern Illinois
230Marcus Faison 1.94 1997 2000 Siena
 Terrell Lowery 1.94 1989 1992 Loyola Marymount
 Cedric Smith 1.94 1998 2001 South Florida
233Jeff Monaco 1.94 1998 2001 Southern Utah
234Richie Williams 1.94 2006 2009 San Diego State
235Russ Smith 1.93 2011 2014 Louisville
236T.J. Cleveland 1.93 1999 2002 Arkansas
237Kevin Hardy 1.93 2012 2015 McNeese State
238Tim Bond 1.93 2015 2018 Eastern Michigan
239Kenny Hasbrouck 1.92 2006 2009 Siena
240James Thues 1.92 2001 2005 Detroit Mercy
241Kareem Reid 1.92 1996 1999 Arkansas
242Aaron Miles 1.91 2002 2005 Kansas
243Gerry McNamara 1.91 2003 2006 Syracuse
244J.P. Primm 1.91 2009 2012 North Carolina-Asheville
245Delvon Arrington 1.91 1999 2002 Florida State
246Chris Thomas 1.91 2002 2005 Notre Dame
247Courtney Lee 1.91 2005 2008 Western Kentucky
248Roderick Taylor 1.90 1993 1996 Jackson State
249Torris Bright 1.90 2000 2003 Louisiana State
 Jason Terry 1.90 1996 1999 Arizona

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